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Tamarin

Iso Roobertinkatu 18, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
(09) 640 584
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Ranked #339 of 939 restaurants in Helsinki
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Tamarin serves the most authentic and tasty Thai food in Helsinki. Service is authentic and they even have ladyboys there (which makes it even more authentic). Have been there for lunch and dinner, and loved both.

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Ballerup, Denmark
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

I was wandering about looking for a place with Asian food and stumbled upon Tamarin. I was actually really hungry so I ordered a small mango salad and a rice dish (semi hot with 2 peppers as a "warning"). The waiter asked if I wanted both together or separate, which I truly appreciated. Both dishes was brought to me rather... More

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Mentone, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I've eaten in many thai restaurants, and this one perhaps tops the list. Excellent taste and presentation. Reasonable prices for Finland. I ate there twice. Their pad see ew is the best. I never saw any of the waitress smiling, saying a courteous word, or just being gracious to any customer. I congratulate them for their excellent food and the... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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100 reviews 100 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Good option for late lunch which is served buffet style on most days until 18.00 for the price of 10 euros. Several options: curries, spring rolls, salads available.Casual place frequented by lunch quests particularly. No gourmet experiences but surely good value for the money. The service is a bit blunt, not the usual polite Thai-style. Smiles are not included.

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Hull
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

5 of us ate here on our last night in Helsinki. Very good selection of meals, especailly the mains. Between our group we had a 4 curries, 1 pad thai, 3 beers, 1 tea and 2 desserts and bill was 117 euros, so not too bad. Portions huge. Service ok, would probably return.

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Winchester, Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This worked out to be okay. We were starving and the first few choices we had for dinner that evening did not work out. The portions were very large and that was good since everyone was starving. The food was a little bit bland. The biggest disappointment was the charges for the pitchers of tap water that they brought with... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Last evening in Tamarin Iso-Roba. The table next to us waited their food at least one hour, maybe more and the place was not crowded. No apologies, nothing when the food finally came. When checking out the gentleman who was taking care of the bill asked for a reasonable compensation, when the waiter suddenly lost her ability to understand finnish... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I ate here couple of times during my visit to Helsinki. It was very good. Delicious Green Curry. A bit spicy but of course suit my Asian tongue. The service was fast. The restaurant has a nice Thai ambiance. Price was not too expensive. Totally affordable and totally recommended.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Great food every time, and they have recently renovated all their locations around town. Late lunch for 10 euros until 6pm :)

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Helsinki, Finland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I have eaten both lunch and dinner here. The lunch is not very authentic. At best you can call it fusion. The à la carte dinner is much better. The staff is not unfriendly at all but to call them friendly is stretching it a bit. It's OK for a meal when shopping or something similar. For special occasions this... More

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